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B.Sc (Statistics)

B.Sc. Statistics - Stands for Bachelor of Science in Statistics. Typically, a B.Sc. (Statistics) is a three year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) with maths. Statistics is the science of effectively utilizing numerical data associated to groups of individuals or experiments. Subjects studied under this degree are statistics, quantitative analysis, maths and data interpretation.


Basic Eligibility:-

For admission in to bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as (biology, maths and chemistry).  The duration for this course is 3 years.

Job Prospects:-

There is a lot of scope in this field for young aspirants. Skilled professional in this field will find employment opportunities in public sector and in financial institutions.  Working in a private firm is another option. Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities, colleges and in statistical research.

Statisticians working in survey department gather information from particular section and publish results  for the whole population. Surveys conducted on a range of issues such as political candidate during elections, or issues related to the general public. Statistician can also seek employment in business field, sports statistician, scientific research, and medical statistician.


Other sectors where statisticians get employed: -

  • Statistical and Economic Bureaus
  • Institute of Applied Manpower Research (IAMR)
  • Institutions associated with socio-economic research
  • Banks and public-sector,
  • Planning Commission,
  • Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
  • National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER).

Remuneration: -

Statistician's income mostly depends upon their qualifications and experience. For those who want to pursue a career in statistics, their initial salary starts from 3, 00,000 to 4, 75,000 per annum. Those who are in senior positions holding designations such as econometrician/statistician, statistical analyst get salary around Rs. 6 00,000 – 9, 50,000 per annum. Statistician working in universities and colleges get more income compared to other faculty members.


Job Titles: -

  • Biometrician
  • Econometrician
  • Biostatistician
  • Epidemiologist
  • Research Analyst